Category: Movies

The US Summer Movie Roundup

‘Iron Man’ Impressive in Opening Weekend
By BROOKS BARNES
Published: May 5, 2008
“Iron Man” sold an estimated $100.8 million in tickets at North American theaters and almost certainly established a new movie franchise for Marvel Entertainment.

Heavy Suit, Light Touches
By A. O. SCOTT
Published: May 2, 2008
Iron Man

Is There a Real Woman in This Multiplex?
By MANOHLA DARGIS
Published: May 4, 2008
Males are playing superheroes, funnymen, even leading ladies. Females aren’t so lucky.

Back to the City, for More Than Just Sex
By GINIA BELLAFANTE
Published: May 4, 2008
“Sex and the City” gets a big-screen revival and Michael Patrick King, the head writer of the series, returns in the director’s chair.

Indiana Jones and the Savior of a Lost Art
By TERRENCE RAFFERTY
Published: May 4, 2008
For the new Indiana Jones movie, Steven Spielberg unearths a bit of history, too, in the film’s look.

A Man of Steel With Feet of Clay
By MICHAEL CIEPLY
Published: May 4, 2008
An unlikable Will Smith? The men behind “Hancock” have turned him into a booze-swilling superhero.